C2 Proficiency - Word Formation

Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

The third part of the Reading and Use of English paper in the C2 Proficiency Examination is word formation where a student needs to uses a root such as 'friend' and creates an appropriate word (friendly, befriend, friendship) to fill the gap in a text.

Example Question

1. Why don't you demand a bigger say in the running of the company? Your _____________ acceptance of every decision is harming the health of the business.

Word Formation Worksheet 19 - Answer Sheet

Word Formation Worksheet 20 - Answer Sheet

Word Formation Worksheet 21 - Answer Sheet

Word Formation Worksheet 22 - Answer Sheet

Exam Tip!

Encourage students to practise word formation by writing sentences or short paragraphs using a specific set of words. This not only helps with memorisation but also with understanding how these words fit into broader linguistic structures.

Word Formation Worksheet 23 - Answer Sheet

Word Formation Worksheet 24 - Answer Sheet

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Word Formation Worksheet 25 - Answer Sheet

Word Formation Worksheet 26 - Answer Sheet

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